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287 Arts and Culture Grants for California

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Grants to California Nonprofits for Arts Programming to Benefit the Local Community

Deadline 05/01/21

Grants of up to $2,000 to California nonprofit organizations for arts programming to benefit the local community in eligible locations. Funding is intended for projects, events, and programs to enhance cultural life for local residents. Proposed programming must take p...

GrantWatch ID#: 186445

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Programs that Benefit Local Communi...

Deadline 03/17/21

Grants of up to $30,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to California nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and schools to benefit communities in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support programs and activities within the focus areas of recreation, arts and cu...

GrantWatch ID#: 179783

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Benefit Programs in Eligible Loca...

Deadline 03/05/21

Grants to California nonprofit organizations and public agencies for community programs and projects. Funding is intended to support projects and activities within the focus areas of health and human services, children and youth, arts and culture, historic preservation...

GrantWatch ID#: 180122

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Faculty at Eligible IHEs for Humanities Research

Deadline 04/14/21

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA and Puerto Rico faculty and staff members at eligible IHEs for humanities-based activities. Funding is intended to support a wide range of research projects, publications, and scholarly activities related to the study of the humanities. E...

GrantWatch ID#: 164800

Grants to USA Faculty and Staff at Eligible IHEs for Humanities Research and Publications

Deadline 04/14/21

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA educators and staff members at eligible IHEs for humanities-based activities. Funding is intended to support a wide range of research projects, publications, and scholarly activities related to the study of the humanities. Eligible projec...

GrantWatch ID#: 151093

Grants to California Arts Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for General Operating Support Dur...

Deadline 03/12/21

Grants of up to $15,000 to California nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in eligible locations for general operating support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to support organizational survival, sustainability, and recovery. El...

GrantWatch ID#: 178957

Award to a USA Arts Administrator to Recognize Contributions to Community Development

Deadline 03/15/21

Award of $30,000 and in-kind support to a USA arts administrator to recognize contributions that have enhanced the community. Awards may be used for a range of activities, including but not limited to professional development, research, and project work. The award is i...

GrantWatch ID#: 190875

Fellowships to USA Scholars to Pursue Humanities Research Projects that Require Digital Publ...

Deadline 04/28/21

Fellowships of up to $60,000 to USA scholars for research projects that address issues related to the humanities. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. Funding is intended for projects that require publication in digita...

GrantWatch ID#: 185380

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Counties to Commission Works of Performing Arts

Deadline 05/18/21 LOI Date: 03/08/21

Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible counties to commission works of performing arts in eligible genres. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent prior to a full application. Applicants that serve historically marginalized or disadvantag...

GrantWatch ID#: 182904

Fellowships to USA Scholars for Advanced Research

Deadline 04/14/21

Fellowships to USA individuals for extensive research projects. The fellowships are intended to support a range of projects and activities that display outstanding analytics and high-level writing skills. Applications must clearly express a project's value to humanitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 151114

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Explore the Role of Arts in American Life

Deadline 03/29/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to explore the impact and value of the arts for American life. Applicants are advised that the required online registration may take several weeks to complete. Studies may address the individu...

GrantWatch ID#: 175012

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies to Support Young Emerging Documentary Media Art...

Deadline 03/15/21

Grants of up to $15,000 to California nonprofit organizations, state, and municipal public agencies to support young emerging media artists. The purpose of the program is to encourage youth to create documentary podcasts or films that highlight problems communities fac...

GrantWatch ID#: 184298

Grants to California Artists and Organizations in Eligible Regions for Arts and Cultural Pro...

Deadline 03/15/21

Grants of up to $1,000 and grants of up to $3,000 to California individual artists and organizations in eligible areas for arts and cultural projects and career development support. Funding is intended to support the production and exhibition of publicly accessible wor...

GrantWatch ID#: 153658

Grants to California Organizations and Artists to Support Theater Arts Projects

Deadline 04/05/21

Grants to California organizations and artists in eligible locations to support performance arts projects. Grant funds may be used to support capacity-building projects, as well as for the development, creation, and performance of theater productions. The program is op...

GrantWatch ID#: 181128

Grants to California Arts Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Support During the Coronavirus ...

Deadline 03/22/21

Grants of $5,000, $10,000, and $15,000 to California nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in eligible locations for assistance during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to support general operations and promote organizational stability. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 192032

Grants to California Nonprofits and Educational Institutions to Address the Needs of Local Yo...

Deadline 03/05/21

Grants of up to $2,500 to California nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for programs to benefit local youth in eligible locations. Focus areas include arts and culture, health and human services, and education. Funding is intended for programs serving...

GrantWatch ID#: 132533

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits to Engage Individuals in Jewish Culture, Experiences, and...

Deadline 03/05/21

Grants of up to $40,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for creative initiatives to engage individuals in Jewish experiences and communities throughout North America. A letter of inquiry is required prior to the submission of a full application. Funding is in...

GrantWatch ID#: 163940

Grants to California Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs in Eligible Areas

Deadline 03/05/21

Grants of up to $20,000 to California nonprofit organizations for programs that meet the most important needs of the communities in eligible areas. Funding is intended for programs addressing health and human services, arts and culture, education, and the environment. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177522

Grants to California Nonprofits and Educational Institutions for Programs to Benefit Youth i...

Deadline 03/05/21

Grants of up to $2,500 to California nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for programs, projects, and activities to benefit youth in eligible regions. Areas of focus include arts and culture, health and human services, youth and families, and civic and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185292

Grants to California Nonprofits for Charitable Projects and Activities

Deadline 03/05/21

Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for projects and activities that benefit the community. Funding will be awarded to programs in the areas of animal conservation, youth development, performing and visual arts, healthcare, medical research, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 192604

Grants to California Arts Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Arts Activities and Programs

Deadline 03/31/21

Grants to California nonprofit arts organizations in eligible locations to support and promote arts programming and activities. Funding may be used for programmatic, operating, and administrative expenses. The grant program supports art forms in many disciplines, inclu...

GrantWatch ID#: 150717

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Artists for the Development and Production of Creative Theater ...

Deadline 09/06/21 LOI Date: 03/08/21

Grants of $3,000, grants of $4,000, and grants of $7,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and artists for the development and production of creative theater performances. Applicants are required to submit an online LOI prior to a full grant application. Funding is intend...

GrantWatch ID#: 178153

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Churches for Arts Education, Programs, and Services

Deadline 03/08/21

Grants to USA and Territories nonprofit organizations, K-12 schools, and churches for arts education, programs, and services. Funding is intended for activities that benefit youth, artists, and local communities. Previous recipients include art galleries, music camps, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185467

Grants to USA Artists for Creative Activities, Community Projects, and Artwork

Deadline 03/08/21

Grants to USA and Territories artists for creative activities in a wide variety of arts genres and disciplines. Funding is intended to assist with project related expenses and activities that support the creative process, including studio time, performance and rehearsa...

GrantWatch ID#: 188407

Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations and Theater Ensembles to Create and Present Touring Pr...

Deadline 06/21/21 LOI Date: 03/08/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and theater ensembles to produce and present touring projects throughout the country. Artists may apply with collaborating nonprofit organizations. Eligible expenses include creation, development, and artist fees. The purpose of th...

GrantWatch ID#: 194400

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Provide Workshops for K-12 Teachers

Deadline 03/09/21

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to provide week-long humanities workshops for K-12 educators. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. The purpose of this progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 153587

Fellowships to USA Published Writers for Career Advancement in Creative Writing

Deadline 03/10/21

Fellowships of $25,000 to USA published writers demonstrating artistic excellence to dedicate time to creative literary pursuits and professional advancement. Applicants should register and apply well in advance of the deadline. Applications are currently invited in th...

GrantWatch ID#: 178745
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Fellowship to USA Scriptwriters to Advance Writing Projects and Careers

Deadline 03/10/21

Fellowship opportunity for USA scriptwriters. The purpose of this program is to help writers advance their projects and build their careers. Fellows will participate in training and workshops and work with industry professionals as they develop scripts for pilots or fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 194783

Grants to USA Artists, Ensembles, and Nonprofits for Live and Virtual Performances at Intern...

Deadline 03/31/21 Conference Date: 03/10/21

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA and territories individual professional artists, ensembles, and nonprofit organizations to support participation in live or virtual performances at international venues. Priority will be given to proposals elevating historically underrepr...

GrantWatch ID#: 174881
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Tribes for Arts Activities in Underserved Commu...

Deadline 05/04/21 Conference Date: 03/10/21 LOI Date: 04/22/21

Grants of $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, agencies, IHEs, and tribal entities to increase the availability of arts opportunities for underrepresented communities. Applicants are advised that required registrations and the first part of the application must be c...

GrantWatch ID#: 178794

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Projects to Advance Arts Scholarship

Deadline 03/11/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for original and innovative projects that advance education in the area of the arts. Funding is intended to support exhibition, academic, conservation, and convening support. Although the Foundation funds projects from across the U...

GrantWatch ID#: 185201

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Museums and University Presses for Production-Relat...

Deadline 03/11/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International museums and university presses for projects offering original and significant scholarship in specific fields of art. Funding is intended to offset production-related expenses. Eligible uses of funding include translation, photog...

GrantWatch ID#: 192006

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, Museums, and Tribes to Preserve Native Cultural Ob...

Deadline 03/12/21

Grants of up to $90,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, tribes, IHEs, and museums for activities to preserve Native American cultural objects. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is inten...

GrantWatch ID#: 178708

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Institutions for Language Preservat...

Deadline 03/12/21

Grants of up to $4,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and institutions for activities to preserve eligible languages. Funding may be used for travel, equipment, consultations, and other project-related costs. Requests may be submitted for language docume...

GrantWatch ID#: 180305

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies for Projects that Revitalize Neighborhoods

Deadline 03/12/21

Grants to California nonprofit organizations and government entities for projects that revitalize neighborhoods. Funding is intended to provide critically underserved communities across the state with new recreation opportunities. The primary focus of each project must...

GrantWatch ID#: 191683

Fellowships to USA Graduate Students, Historians, Journalists, and Authors for New Historica...

Deadline 03/12/21

Fellowships of up to $12,000 to USA graduate students, historians, journalists, and authors for new historical research on eligible topics. Fellows will perform research leading to the publication of an essay or article to appear in a magazine, website, newspaper, book...

GrantWatch ID#: 194240
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Grants to California Arts or Cultural Nonprofits in Eligible Locations to Increase Programmi...

Deadline 04/05/21 Conference Date: 03/13/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to California nonprofit arts or cultural organizations in eligible locations to increase programming for visitors and local residents. Certain applicants are required to attend an information session prior to applying. Eligible applicants must ha...

GrantWatch ID#: 148585

Grants to California Music Composers, Performers, and Presenters for Small Ensemble Projects

Deadline 03/21/21 LOI Date: 03/14/21

Grants to California music composers, performers, and presenters for small ensemble projects in eligible counties. Applicants must submit an eligibility form before submitting a full application. Eligible genres include classical music, early music, new music, and jazz...

GrantWatch ID#: 188169
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Grants to California Artists and Arts and Culture Organizations in Eligible Areas to Partici...

Deadline 03/15/21

Grants of $500 to California individual artists and arts and culture organizations in eligible areas for the opportunity to participate in a local virtual arts event. Applicants must contact an event partner prior to applying. Funding is intended to allow smaller arts ...

GrantWatch ID#: 139010

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individual Artists for a Residency Program

Deadline 03/15/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International professional artists to participate in a year-long artist residency program. Funding is intended to offer artists the opportunity to focus on their art and develop professionally in a supportive atmosphere and remote location in...

GrantWatch ID#: 150655

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Foreign Language Educational Materials

Deadline 03/15/21

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA educational institutions and nonprofit organizations for foreign language educational materials. Applicants must contact the Funding Source prior to submitting an application. Grant funds may be used for the purchase of teaching materials ...

GrantWatch ID#: 152885

Awards to USA Music Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Commitment to Music Education

Deadline 03/15/21

Awards of $500, awards of $1,000, and an award of $10,000 to USA teachers to recognize their outstanding commitment to music education and their positive impact on their students. Eligible recipients include music teachers in elementary, middle school, high school, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 158180

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs in Arts and Education

Deadline 03/15/21

Grants to USA nonprofits for programs focusing on arts and education. Applicants must complete an eligibility form prior to completing the application. Funding is intended for creative and innovative projects in education, the arts, or sciences. For arts programs, elig...

GrantWatch ID#: 169237

Grants to California, Oregon, and Washington Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Locations f...

Deadline 03/15/21

Grants to California, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations, educational and research institutions, and agencies for programs that benefit the communities served by the Funding Source. Funding is intended to support programs within the focus areas of arts and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182869

Grants to USA Indigenous-Based Nonprofits for Programs to Protect Native Lands and Resources

Deadline 03/15/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA and territories Indigenous-based nonprofit organizations to protect Native lands and water resources against threats to the environment and their cultural vitality. Funding is intended for Native-led actions against unwanted development, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185186

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Indigenous Communities for Support During the COVID...

Deadline 03/15/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Indigenous and Native communities for urgent support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended to support vulnerable members of the community, including families with young children, multi-generational hous...

GrantWatch ID#: 189530

Grants to USA Indigenous-Led Nonprofits for Projects to Enhance Native Cultural Identity and...

Deadline 03/15/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA Indigenous-led nonprofit organizations for projects to revitalize the cultural resources of Native communities. The purpose of grant funding is to enhance cultural vitality and tribal identity, advance social and cultural justice, and fos...

GrantWatch ID#: 193537

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Promote the Scholarly Analysis of Ame...

Deadline 06/15/21 LOI Date: 03/16/21

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for projects that encourage international scholarship related to American art topics. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funds will also support scholar...

GrantWatch ID#: 166917

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Filmmaker for Post-Production Costs

Deadline 03/16/21

Grant of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International filmmaker for post-production expenses. Funding is intended to help defray costs related to a documentary about Jewish communities. Films must be produced by a filmmaker with a proven track record. Grants may be used ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187670

Cooperative Agreement to USA Nonprofits for Professional Development Activities for Media Pr...

Deadline 03/16/21

Cooperative agreement to USA nonprofit organizations for professional development activities for media producers. Applicants are advised that the required registrations can take up to four weeks to complete. Funding is intended for an innovative program for television,...

GrantWatch ID#: 193960